This chapter examines the strategies and challenges concerning radio and social media use for the Quijos Nationality, officially recognized by the Ecuadorian government in 2013 as an Indigenous nationality group. The chapter considers the use of digital communication tools in community Indigenous organization, understandings of territory, and communication processes concerning the empowerment and resurgence of the Quijos cultural and political project. The chapter reflects on the radio programming Kayu Ayllu Shinalla in Napo Province and the radio’s expansion via digital means. The chapter also critically discusses radio broadcasting for Amazonian communities and some of the networking strategies use to overcome the challenges of limited resources and promote the revitalization of Quijos culture.
|Title of host publication||Digital Activism, Community Media, and Sustainable Communication in Latin America|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing AG|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2020|
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